healthy lifestyle

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

Exercises to avoid when pregnant

It is important to exercise during pregnancy, however, there are some exercises that are too risky to do while you are pregnant. It is essential that you avoid them, even if you think you will be fine. They are not recommended, because they could cause trauma to your bump and increase your risk of miscarrying. […]

Your weight before pregnancy

Your weight before pregnancy

It is important that before you and your partner try to conceive that you are at a healthy weight. If you are underweight or overweight it can significantly reduce your fertility, making it difficult to conceive. Overweight women are also at a greater risk of suffering from insulin resistance during their pregnancy. Tips for a […]

Garbanzo Bean Sandwiches

Ingredients: 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried dill weed salt and pepper to taste Whole grain rolls, baguettes or pita breads (it’s your choice!) Method: 1. Pour chickpeas into a medium size mixing bowl and mash […]

Sunday roast beef during pregnancy

Dinner

Dinner can be a hard meal to face during pregnancy, because you may not feel very hungry when dinner time rolls around. However, you should still try to eat something, because you and your baby both need those nutrients to get you through the night. This doesn’t mean you have to eat a big meal, […]

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